Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: Oct. 10-14

A stick-on mural inside the newly opened Vertical Rock Climbing and Fitness Center in Tysons (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

The weekend is almost here. Before you check out the Richmond Highway corridor’s first parklet or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Undeveloped site on Route 50 could become data center or warehouse
  2. Woman killed in crash near Fairfax Towne Center, capping deadly week for local pedestrians
  3. Teen in hospital with serious injuries from accidental BB gun shooting in McLean
  4. NEW: Two killed in moped crash on Dulles Toll Road in Wolf Trap
  5. New Lorton Community Center is now open, joining renovated library and park
  6. Police: Man shot at officers and led chase from Arlington to West Falls Church
  7. Fairfax County School Board commits to supporting transgender students, as community speaks out
  8. Fairfax County could introduce speed enforcement cameras with pilot next year
  9. Police search underway for missing woman, last seen in Reston
  10. Man killed on I-95 in Springfield by driver who tried to flee, police say

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to [email protected] or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend, Fairfax County!

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He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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